Magnum Manifesto
70 years of Magnum Photos

Paul Fusco – Robert Kennedy funeral train. USA. 1968 © Paul Fusco / Magnum Photos

This landmark exhibition celebrates the 70th anniversary of Magnum Photos, founded by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, David Seymour and George Rodger in May 1947. Tracing the ideas and ideals behind the founding and development of the cooperative, curator Clément Chéroux, formerly photography curator at the Centre Pompidou, now senior curator of photography at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, explores the history of the second half of the 20th century through the lens of 75 masters, providing a new and insightful perspective on the contribution of these photographers to our collective visual memory.

 

Martin Parr – St. Peter’s Square. From ‘Tutta Roma’. Italy. 2005 © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

Marc Riboud – An American young girl, Jan Rose Kasmir, confronts the American National Guard outside the Pentagon during the anti-Vietnam march. Washington DC, USA. 1967 © Marc Riboud / Magnum Photos
Jonas Bendiksen – Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies. Altai Territory, Russia. 2000 © Jonas Bendiksen / Magnum Photos

Chris Steele-Perkins – The Teds. Great Britain. 1976 © Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos

Christopher Anderson – Cherries spilled on crosswalk. New York City, USA. 2014 © Christopher Anderson / Magnum Photos

Alec Soth – USA. 2008 © Alec Soth / Magnum Photos

Featuring group and individual projects, the exhibition includes over two hundred prints as well as books, magazines, videos, and rarely before seen archival documents. Among many others, it features the work of Christopher Anderson, Jonas Bendiksen, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cornell and Robert Capa, Chim (David Seymour), Raymond Depardon, Bieke Depoorter, Elliott Erwitt, Martine Franck, Leonard Freed, Paul Fusco, Cristina Garcia Rodero, Burt Glinn, Jim Goldberg, Josef Koudelka, Sergio Larrain, Susan Meiselas, Wayne Miller, Martin Parr, Marc Riboud, Alessandra Sanguinetti, W. Eugene Smith, Alec Soth, Chris Steele-Perkins, Dennis Stock, Mikhael Subotzky, and Alex Webb.

The exhibition is a co-production between ICP and Magnum Photos. It is curated by Clément Chéroux, with Clara Bouveresse and ICP Associate Curator Pauline Vermare. The accompanying book is published by Thames & Hudson.

 

Magnum Manifesto
May 26 – September 3, 2017 / ICP / The International Center of Photography
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